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Warm welcome for new Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture in Freeport

IRAM Lewis, the new Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, returned to Freeport on Friday to a warm welcome from a large turnout of well-wishers at the Grand Bahama International Airport.

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Former bank employee charged with stealing $30,000

A FORMER Commonwealth Bank employee was charged in a Magistrate's Court on Friday with stealing more than $30,000 from her employer over a seven-month period.

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Man accused of stealing car bumper

A 50-year-old man accused of stealing a car bumper last month was granted $500 bail in the Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

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Man charged with threatening to kill two men

A 44-year-old man was charged in Magistrate’s Court on Friday for threatening to kill two men.

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$1m refurbishment plan for Solomon's Lucaya Property

AML Foods Limited announced a $1million renovation of its flagship Solomon's store in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Friday. More than 95% of the work on the Solomon’s Lucaya project, which is expected to be completed by mid-June, will be carried out by local contractors and artisans. The company also stated that most of the materials being used for the renovations will be sourced and purchased locally on island.

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12 new COVID-19 cases

THE Ministry of Health recorded 12 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

EDITORIAL: What is being done to help women shine in politics?

THE issue of women in politics has been in the air lately – and has been brought back to the surface by the departure of Lanisha Rolle, who was the only woman serving as a minister under Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Time to say bye, Lanisha

This week, we said goodbye to a minister, learned a new medical term, and prayed for a former Prime Minister.

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AG: I don’t know what future will hold over oil

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel yesterday suggested that exploratory oil drilling could again take place in Bahamian waters, telling senators: “I don’t know what the future will hold.”

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Former PM Ingraham continues to recover

FORMER Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham continues to “convalesce and improve” in hospital, former Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday.